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Tag: Medical Council Of India

Center Restores Non-Medical Teachers Percentage As Per Old MCI Norms
Center Restores Non-Medical Teachers Percentage As Per Old MCI Norms

The NMMTA had filed an appeal on February 28, 2021 with the NMC under the provisions of the NMC Act, which was dismissed. Consequently, the association filed a second appeal on September 7, 2021 with the central government requesting to restore the previous MCI norms as far as 'non-medical' teachers are concerned.

MBBS Admission: UGC Warns Candidates Against This University

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commissions (UGC) has warned students keen to take admissions in modern medicine offered by Singhania University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. In a notice, the Commission has stated that the courses offered in modern medicine by Singhania University are without approval of NMC (Erstwhile MCI). “It is brought to the notice of students and […]

7 UP Medical Students Suspended For Ragging

Etawah: Succumbing to pressure, the Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences (UPUMS) in Sefai, Etawah has now suspended seven students of the 2018 MBBS batch for three months for ragging the junior students and making them tonsure their heads. A fine of Rs 25,000 was also slapped on each of them. An FIR will also […]

MCI allows admission in 4 medical colleges of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has granted permission for admission to MBBS course in four different government medical colleges in Odisha for the current academic session 2019-2020. According to official sources, the admissions have been allowed for 100 seats each in Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital at Koraput, Pandit Raghunath Murmu […]

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Rourkela NIT authorities rule out possibility of medical college in next 2 years

Rourkela: A few days after a controversy surfaced over establishment of a medical college at the campus of Rourkela-based National Institute of Technology (NIT), the authorities of the institute today ruled out the chances of a medical college in the campus at least for the next two years. “We are a leading technological institute but […]

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2 new medical colleges in Odisha get MCI nod for admissions

Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has granted permission for admissions in two newly-established medical colleges in Balasore and Bolangir districts, Odisha State Health department sources informed today. The two medical colleges have been allowed to start admissions from the 2018-19 academic session. A three-member team of the MCI had reviewed infrastructure and other […]

Practical classes for MBBS first year students soon

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide hands-on exposure at an early stage, practical-based curriculum will be introduced for medical students right from the first year itself from the 2019-20 academic session. The Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Central government are mulling to make practical training of MBBS students mandatory from the first year […]

BJD MP targets LoP over delay in formal opening of Bolangir Medical College

Bolangir: Days after the Medical Council of India (MCI) granted permission to start admission into the MBBS course for the 2018-19 academic session in the long awaited Bolangir Medical College and Hospital (MCH), BJD MP Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo targeted local MLA and Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra for the delay in formal opening of […]

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NEET PG 2018 admission as per MCI norms now: Here’s the detail

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined any interim relief to a government doctors’ association and said the Tamil Nadu government will have to grant admission in post-graduate medical courses to in-service doctors as per amended regulations of the Medical Council of India. Tamil Nadu Medical Officers Association and others have assailed two amended provisions of MCI’s […]

Balasore medical college awaits MCI visit

Balasore: Ahead of the scheduled visit of Medical Council of India (MCI) representatives to the government medical college in Balasore, the Additional Secretary of Health Department Surajit Das on Sunday visited the campus to take stock of the infrastructure and other verticals. “The hospital has complied with all required norms and condition. We expect MCI […]

MCI team reviews infrastructure at SCB 

Cuttack: A four-member team of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday visited the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) here to review the existing infrastructure in the premier State-run hospital. The visit by the MCI team assumes significance as MBBS seats at the SCB were increased from 150 to 250 in 2013. As […]

NMC Bill opposed: MCI Odisha unit joins 12-hour ceasework

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Odisha unit joined the 12-hour cease-work stir by the IMA and observed Black Day here today protesting the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Wearing black badges and holding banners, over 100 medical students took out a […]

IMA to protest NMC bill tomorrow

New Delhi: Healthcare services at many private hospitals in the country are likely to be hit tomorrow as the  Indian Medical Association  has called for suspending routine services for 12 hours to protest a Bill seeking to replace the  Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Services at outpatient departments (OPDs) of many private […]

Medical Council of India revises MBBS curriculum

Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has revised the MBBS curriculum and added a foundation course of one month for undergraduate students. Students will be taught as per the new curriculum from the 2018 academic year. The MCI has included the new undergraduate programme to orient students in ethics, patient safety, national health priorities […]

IMA resists draft National Medical Commission Bill

New Delhi: The IMA has opposed the draft bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, claiming it will cripple the medical profession. The draft National Medical Commission Bill was on Friday approved by the Cabinet. It provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate […]

MCI teams review infrastructure at upcoming medical colleges in Balasore, Bolangir

Balasore/Bolangir: Two teams of Medical Council of India (MCI) on Thursday reviewed infrastructure and other necessary facilities at the two upcoming medical colleges in Balasore and Bolangir. In Balasore, a three member MCI team took stock of the ongoing works at the under-construction campus building and also assessed infrastructure at the district headquarters hospital. Wards […]

MCI hurdle for open school students to pursue MBBS abroad

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Students who have passed 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or state open schooling boards (SOS) will not be eligible to pursue MBBS or an equivalent course outside the country as per a new circular of the Medical Council of India (MCI). It excludes the candidates who have appeared practical examination […]

Prescribe generic drugs or face action, MCI to doctors

Bhubaneswar: Country’s top medical regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) has warned doctors to stick on to guidelines issued for prescription of drugs in its generic names. A directive issued by the medical body said doctors have to adhere to prescribe low cost generic drugs instead of writing brand names while prescribing medicines, failing which […]

MCI puts admission to 250 MBBS seats in Odisha on hold

Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has halted admission to 250 MBBS seats in Odisha. In a recent order, MCI has decided to put admission to 100 seats each in the Hi-Tech Medical College in Rourkela and Sardar Rajas Medical College at Jaring in Kalahandi district and 50 seats in Kalinga Institute of Medical […]